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Coal is destroying South Africa. Renewables are the future        

Why are we dithering when independent power producers hold the answer? Ideology, it seems

Two power zombies just won’t die

Despite court cases and financiers pulling out of CO2 producing coal-fuelled power stations, Thabametsi and Khanyisa could still come online

Renewables aren’t causing job losses in coal sector — Radebe

​Coal is still very much part of South Africa's energy mix, given the abundance of the mineral, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has said

DA seeks to revive old ANC Bill to end Eskom monopoly

The ANC first introduced this Bill in 2012 but it was withdrawn. Now the DA seeks to give it new life

Angry NUM members vow to boo Cyril over Eskom woes

NUM members also intended to voice their anger at Energy Minister Jeff Radebe, who was meant to address the conference but instead travelled overseas

Maimane: History of state capture at heart of Eskom’s load shedding woes

The Democratic Alliance leader said Eskom is fiscally dependent and it will 'cripple the economy' if no profound reform takes place

Jobs issue plagues green energy

Unions say renewables will cause unemployment but the state disagrees and mines will soon close

Energy department cuts budget allocation for clean energy

The department of energy plans to cut its budget allocation for clean energy, much to the disappointment of the portfolio committee on energy

NUM threatens to end ANC support over green power

NUM has hit out at Radebe on the IPP deal, threatening to end its support for the political party

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

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What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

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